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ISIS rocket attack kills, wounds 20 people in eastern Ramadi

Archival photo.
Archival photo.


(IraqiNews.com) Anbar – On Monday, Khalidiya District Council in Anbar Province announced, that 20 people had been either killed or wounded in a rocket attack launched by ISIS in eastern Ramadi (110 km west of Baghdad).

The Head of Khalidiya District Council Ali Dawood said in a press statement followed by IraqiNews.com, “This morning, ISIS fighters attacked areas in Khalidiya District (19 km east of Ramadi) with 24 Katyusha rockets and mortar shells, killing five civilians and wounding 15 others.”

Dawood ¬†added, “ISIS launched the rocket attack from Khalidiya Island and Kartan areas in eastern Ramadi,” pointing out that, “The security forces are working to identify the location of the rocket launchers in Khalidiya Island, in order to respond to the attack and destroy ISIS strongholds.”


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